School of Communication & Journalism

Faculty

Jennifer Wood Adams

Jennifer Wood Adams

School Director
(Ph.D., University of South Carolina): Focuses on journalism education, community journalism and newsroom management issues.
adamsj1@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2751
232 Tichenor Hall
Robert Agne

Robert Agne

Associate Professor, Communication
(Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder): Studies language and social interaction, usually in the form of everyday talking and how it shapes who we are and how we regard others
agnerob@auburn.edu
(334) 844-7237
112 Tichenor Hall
Justin C. Blankenship

Justin C. Blankenship

Assistant Professor, Journalism
(Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill): is interested in the evolving nature of journalism from a technological and economic perspective, journalism education, and the role of media in politics
jzb0124@auburn.edu
Tichenor 105
Brigitta Brunner

Brigitta Brunner

Professor, Public Relations
(Ph.D., University of Florida) Explores public relations and diversity issues as well as the role and impact of community engagement
brunnbr@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2755
116 Tichenor Hall
John Carvalho

John Carvalho

Professor and Associate Director for Journalism
(Ph.D., University of North Carolina): Explores sports media history and media framing
carvajp@auburn.edu
(334) 844-4454
220 Tichenor Hall
Myoung-Gi Chon

Myoung-Gi Chon

Assistant Professor, Public Relations
(Ph.D., Louisiana State University): Focuses on crisis management, health communication, and public diplomacy.
mzc0113@auburn.edu
(334)-844-2721
237 Tichenor Hall
Eunji Chung

Eunji Chung

Assistant Professor, Public Relations
(Ph.D., Syracuse University): Focuses on corporate social responsibility, strategic communication, organizational communication, crisis communication and multicultural public relations.
ezc0033@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2768
221 Tichenor Hall
Nan Fairley

Nan Fairley

Associate Professor, Journalism
(M.A., University of Alabama): Researches and writes on journalism history and community journalism.
fairlln@auburn.edu
(334) 844-4593
108 Tichenor Hall
Susan Fillippeli

Susan Fillippeli

Lecturer, Communication
(Ph.D., University of Iowa): Rhetorical Criticism and Theory, Public Address, Persuasion, Political Communication, The Rhetoric of Social Movements, Intercultural Communication
fillise@auburn.edu
232F Tichenor Hall
Sherrie Gilbert

Sherrie Gilbert

Lecturer, Communication
sag0004@auburn.edu
217 Tichenor Hall
Noelle Griffis

Noelle Griffis

Lecturer, Media Studies
ang0038@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2727
232H Tichenor Hall
Joan R. Harrell

Joan R. Harrell

Visiting Professor, Journalism
(DMIN, Chicago Theological Seminary, M.S., Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism): Focuses on the intersecting of race, alterity, communication media, media ethics, vulnerable populations, religion and bioethics.
jrh0098@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2727
106 Tichenor Hall
Kesha James

Kesha James

Instructor, Communication
Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson

Lecturer and Director of Public Speaking
mcculj1@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2853
232 Tichenor Hall
Andrea Kelley

Andrea Kelley

Assistant Professor, Media Studies
U.S. cinema and screen culture, media history and criticism, critical race theory, and cultural studies
ajk0037@auburn.edu
(334) 844-0230
115 Tichenor Hall
Terri Knight

Terri Knight

Lecturer and Associate Director of Public Relations
trk0001@auburn.edu
(334) 844-4000
217 Tichenor Hall
Hollie Lavenstein

Hollie Lavenstein

Associate Professor, Media Studies
(MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago): Studies and produces narrative and experimental films
lavenho@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2727
227 Tichenor Hall
Mike Milford

Mike Milford

Associate Professor, Communication; Associate Director Graduate Program
(Ph.D., University of Kansas ): Focuses on rhetoric that uses popular culture such as sports and other media outlets to impart political and ideological messages
msm0019@auburn.edu
(334) 844-8735
229 Tichenor Hall
George Plasketes

George Plasketes

Professor and Associate Director for Media Studies
(Ph.D., Bowling Green State University): Concentrates on the intersection of popular culture, music, and mass media
plaskgm@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2760
226 Tichenor Hall
Phillip Rawls

Phillip Rawls

Lecturer, Journalism
Diana Sisson

Diana Sisson

Assistant Professor, Public Relations
(Ph.D., University of South Carolina): Focuses on organization-public relationships, relationship management, social media, and ethics
dcs0016@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2887
235 Tichenor Hall
Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith

Associate Professor, Media Studies
(MFA., Louisiana Tech University ): Researches visual communication, with an emphasis on motion design and historical methods of letterpress printing
kds0013@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2752
120 Tichenor Hall
Ric Smith

Ric Smith

Lecturer, Media Studies and Internship Director
(M.A., M.Ed., Auburn University): Undergraduate internship advisor. Executive producer of the Chattahoochee Heritage Project. Primary teaching areas: media and management.
smithrw@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2757
232C Tichenor Hall
David Sutton

David Sutton

Associate Professor, Communication
(Ph.D., University of Georgia): Interested in rhetorical criticism, the works of rhetorical theorist Kenneth Burke, and the role of communication in death and dying.
suttoda@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2753
236 Tichenor Hall
Michail Vafeiadis

Michail Vafeiadis

Assistant Professor, Public Relations
(Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University): Focuses on storytelling, social media, and health communication
mzv0042@auburn.edu
225 Tichenor Hall
Jeremy Walden

Jeremy Walden

Lecturer, Communication
jsw0007@auburn.edu
(334) 844-8428
232G Tichenor Hall
Wade Walker

Wade Walker

Instructor, Communication
wew0019@auburn.edu
(334) 844-8885
232 Tichenor Hall
Elizabeth Wilhoit

Elizabeth Wilhoit

Assistant Professor, Communication
(Ph.D., Purdue University): Studies how materiality affects organizations and communication, particularly organizational space.
edw0031@auburn.edu
(334) 844-4000
Tichenor 106
Debra Worthington

Debra Worthington

Professor and Associate Director for Communication
(Ph.D., University of Kansas): Focuses on the effects of psycho-social and communication processes on juror decision-making, listening and information processing
worthdl@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2756
219 Tichenor Hall
Ed Youngblood

Ed Youngblood

Associate Professor, Media Studies
(Ph.D., Texas Tech): Researches website usability, electronic media history, and the adoption of electronic communication technologies
ney0002@auburn.edu
(334) 844-0257
223 Tichenor Hall

Last Updated: July 19, 2016